Birth Name: Arthur Steven Lange, Jr.
Place of Birth: Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 11, 1967
*father – German, other
*mother – Italian
Artie Lange is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and radio personality.
Artie’s maternal grandfather was Salvatore “Sal” Caprio (the son of Gaetano Caprio and Julia Miele). Sal was born in New Jersey. Gaetano was born in Teora, Avellino, Campania, Italy, the son of Salvatore Caprio and Marie Nicola Capetta. Julia was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents, Amato/Matthew Miele and Rosa/Rose/Rosina Filipone/Fillipone, with roots in Lioni, Avellino.
Artie’s maternal grandmother was Amelia A. “Molly” Manto (the daughter of Eugene Manto and Francis Verrone). Molly was born in New Jersey, to Italian parents.
According to a DNA test taken on The Howard Stern Show in 2003, Artie has 25% Native American ancestry. Such DNA tests at the time were often mistaken, for example, Larry David’s DNA test on Lopez Tonight.